Reynaldo Vasquez, 66, the former president of El Salvador’s soccer federation was sentenced on Thursday to 16 months in U.S. prison after pleading guilty to a charge arising from a global soccer corruption probe involving the payment of bribes to stage and broadcast matches.
Vasquez, the former president of the Federacion Salvadorena de Futbol (FESFUT) was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen in Brooklyn. He pleaded guilty last year to a racketeering conspiracy charge.
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